TSS Duke of Cumberland

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History
Name:
  • 1909-1937:Duke of Cumberland
  • 1927-1936:Picard
Owner:
Operator:
Port of registry: United Kingdom
Route:
Builder: William Denny and Brothers, Dumbarton
Yard number: 873
Launched: 9 March 1909
Out of service: 1939
Fate: Scrapped
General characteristics
Tonnage: 2,255 gross register tons (GRT)
Length: 330.4 ft (100.7 m)
Beam: 40.9 ft (12.5 m)
Speed: 21 knots

TSS Duke of Cumberland was a passenger vessel operated by the London and North Western Railway and the Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway from 1909 to 1923.[1] and also as Picard by Angleterre-Lorraine-Alsace from 1927 to 1936.

History[edit]

She was built at William Denny and Brothers, as part of a fleet of seven ships delivered by the company between 1892 and 1909.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Railway and Other Steamers, Duckworth. 1962